Archive for the 'Summer Camp' Category


Words from an Intern, In Focus: Photo Camp 2012 Part II

After a weekend break it was time to ease the students back into the daily grind. Stretching our legs over to the French Quarter, the students continued to study by way of street photography. Still keeping in mind the elements already learned, they were introduced to utilizing aperture and shutter speeds.


Words from an Intern, In Focus: Photo Camp 2012 Part I

The Ogden Museum was thrilled to welcome the last camp of the summer sessions, Photography. Our thirteen young artists began the week with a perusal through a photographic library of sorts. After discussing the books and images, it was straight to the lens. We took them on a photographic scavenger hunt in a nearby park, looking for moods, compositions, or
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Words from an Intern: Fashion Camp 2012 Inside the Studio

Two weeks ago the Ogden Museum of Southern Art opened its doors to fourteen students, all with fashion on the brain. These teenagers were more than ready to get down to work on their future designs and upcoming show. Taking lead from instructor, Veronica Cho, and with the help of Sally Hall and myself, the process unfolded.The journey began with
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Second Session is On!

It’s hard to believe our first session of Art and Drama camp has come and gone, but we’ve already moved in our new set of campers! After last week’s spot on performance, we can’t wait to see what these little creative minds have in store for their own plays. Check out some photos from our first day! The kids are
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Having a final rehearsal the morning of the play

And So It Begins…

In four short weeks, the Ogden Education Summer Programs are off to a great start. Since the start of June, the museum has welcomed five local high school students and two college interns to assist the education staff. After two weeks of docent training, puppet making, and museum hopping, our docents are certainly fully equipped to represent the Ogden for
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Fashion Camp at the O!

Style ruled at the Ogden from July 18 through the 22nd, as aspiring young designers conceived, created, and put on an entire runway show in just a week. Working with New York-trained, New Orleans-based designer Veronica Cho, students aged 12 to 15 learned about the history of American fashion design before settling down to sketch out their own ideas. After
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Southern Play Time: Celebrating Haiti

Our second session of Southern Play Time art and drama camp at the Ogden just ended, and it went out with a bang — and a whole lot of confetti! This session, the campers worked with art teacher Gina Phillips and director Mikko to create a play showcasing children’s folk tales from Haiti. There was a magic fish, a competitive
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Summer Play Time 2011

The first session of our third annual Summer Play Time camp at the Ogden was full of creativity and craftsmanship! Local elementary school students worked with actor/director Mikko and artist Gina Phillips to create their own play, sets, and costumes based on a Southern theme. The current exhibition One World, Two Artists: John Alexander and Walter Anderson served as the
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Southern Play Time — Session I

Our camp, Southern Play Time, allows children to produce plays.  They create the script, design and make the props and costumes, and perform the parts.  The first session this year brought to life three tall tales.  Watch the performance of The Snowman, The Walking Catfish, and Annie Christmas.[youtube=][youtube=][youtube=]